'Cricket Victoria this week celebrates national Women and Girls Week, with a jam-packed schedule of female cricket activity culminating with a weekend of women’s cricket on the MCG.'
The key takeaway from the above article by Cricket Victoria was that, 'last season in Victoria there were '31,213 women and girls playing cricket, which included an incredible 93% year-on-year increase in Woolworths Cricket Blast (cricket’s entry level program) participation by girls.'
Across this week, Cricket Victoria will be celebrating with a number of events including:
- Cricket Victoria’s Girls Leadership Program (Developed in conjunction with former Victorian/Australian cricketer Belinda Clark AO and her company The Leadership Program and which takes place during the Melbourne Derby between the Melbourne Stars and the Melbourne Renegades at the MCG on Saturday night (25/11/23).
- On Sunday November 26, Victorian Premier Cricket’s Women’s Competition will play on the MCG for the first time in history when Melbourne’s women’s 1st XI will host Box Hill Cricket Club in a One Day game.